Falling Tree Comes Inches Away From Possibly Killing Woman In Queens

NEW YORK (CBS New York) — As Hurricane Irene moved through New York City this weekend, it was quite a close call Saturday night for one woman in Queens.

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1010 WINS’ Terry Sheridan Reports From Queens Village

Evelyn Sanz says she could have been killed when a tree came crashing through the roof of her home on Hollis Court Boulevard in Queens Village.

“A big branch, big limb came down and pierced the roof and ended 10 inches away from by bed,” Sanz told 1010 WINS’ Terry Sheridan.

Sanz said that she initially thought the loud noise was lightning, but awoke to find the tree through her roof.

The crown of the tree smashed her porch, completely littering it with tree limbs.

To make matters worse, her car was also completely destroyed by the falling tree.

“I’m thankful to God I’m alive,” she said. “That’s a miracle.”

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  • Jan

    poor lady probably filled her Depends slam full! The upside, however, is she’s now got plenty of bread and milk! Good storm, guys! Way to NOT blow it out of proportion…lol

  • DanTe

    God Missed?

    • ???

      It’s funny how people “Thank God” about the rain not flooding their basement or a tree not hitting them but then fail to acknowledge that with their line of reasoning they would only have God to blame for the Hurricane! If God controls everything, then doesn’t he also control the storm?

  • Peter

    Was Queens Village really ordered to evacuate?

  • Shane Devino

    whatever! that crazy psycho b**** decided to not take governmental advisories to evacuate. what’s the point of even covering this story? the tree should have fallen on top of her… then we can use it as an example for future generations of not how to be stupid.

  • http://scir91.wordpress.com scir91onYouTube

    home ownership sux! now she has all these bills to pay to get everything fixed

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